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Bible. New Testament. Greek and Latin.

NOVUM INSTRUMENTUM IAM QUINTUM ACCURATISSIMA CURA RECOGNITUM A DES. ERASMO ROTER. CUM ANNOTATIONIBUS EIUSDEM LOCUPLETATIS... BASEL: JOHANN FROBEN (AND NICOLAUS EPISCOPIUS, MARCH) 1535
Estimate
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Bible. New Testament. Greek and Latin.

NOVUM INSTRUMENTUM IAM QUINTUM ACCURATISSIMA CURA RECOGNITUM A DES. ERASMO ROTER. CUM ANNOTATIONIBUS EIUSDEM LOCUPLETATIS... BASEL: JOHANN FROBEN (AND NICOLAUS EPISCOPIUS, MARCH) 1535
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 7,200 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Bible. New Testament. Greek and Latin.

NOVUM INSTRUMENTUM IAM QUINTUM ACCURATISSIMA CURA RECOGNITUM A DES. ERASMO ROTER. CUM ANNOTATIONIBUS EIUSDEM LOCUPLETATIS... BASEL: JOHANN FROBEN (AND NICOLAUS EPISCOPIUS, MARCH) 1535

2 parts in one volume, folio (331 x 228mm.), parallel text in Greek and Latin, woodcut printer's device on title-pages and final versos, woodcut initials, seventeenth-century blind-stamped pigskin over wooden boards, red edges, mid to late twelfth-century german manuscript fragments in latin used as spine liners (removed and bound at start of volume, with a letter dated 1921 from A. Maltby & Sons, bookbinders, regarding these leaves, inserted in the volume), occasional manuscript annotations, some worming at start (affecting text) and in last few quires, binding slightly soiled, joints starting to crack at head and foot, lacking both clasps


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Provenance

James Ford, 1855, inscription on inside front cover; Bishop Phillpotts Library, Truro, presented by Rev. James Ford, 1872, bookplate

Literature

Darlow & Moule 4609

Catalogue Note

Fifth edition of Erasmus's text, and the last to be published during his lifetime.

The manuscript fragments contain text from the following works:
Hildebert of Le Mans, Sermones de sanctis (mid to late twelfth century, but pre-1180)
Honorius Augustodunensis, Gemma animae (c. 1200)
Honorius Augustodunensis, Speculum ecclesiae (mid to late twelfth century, but pre-1180)

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